In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Obama Schedule || Tuesday, April 28, 2015

9:00 am || Welcomes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mrs. Abe of Japan to the White House; South Lawn 10:00 am || Holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Abe Noon || Obama and Abe hold a joint press conference; Rose Garden 7:00 pm || Welcomes Prime Minister and Mrs. Abe back to the White House; North Portico 9:00 pm || Welcomes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mrs. Abe of

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Maybe Obama Can Calm Baltimore by Ending Failed Liberal Policies

Baltimore is beginning to explode Monday, ostensibly over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. And no doubt, after Baltimore has burned tonight, President Obama will appear in the Rose Garden Tuesday and, while careful to pay lip service to the senselessness of violence, will offer as his main point the need to address the putative scourge of police violence against black people. Maybe

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Inside the 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner

Okay, I promised I’d bring you guys in with me. So here are a few photos and a video I took to give you an idea of what it’s like at The Big Dinner. Let’s start by rolling the video. It capture the moment the Obamas enter to Hail to the Chief, the presentation of the colors – which I love – and the National

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Halperin: Other State Officials Would Have Been Fired

John Halperin of Bloomberg, hardly a left-wing radical, said Sunday that senior State Department officials would have been fired for the things Hillary Clinton is already known to have done. Honestly, it’s hard to even believe Hillary is still taken seriously as a candidate at this point. But then again, she’s Hillary. No Republican could survive this. I mean, get Elizabeth Warren in there. At

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REDLINE || Monday, April 27, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015​ Good morning! In the news today: Death toll from Nepali earthquake could exceed 5,000; George W. Bush bashes Obama; foes aim to scuttle Iran arms deal bill; Clinton Foundation put on charity “watch list;” SCOTUS to take up gay marriage; and Baltimore seeks calm after weekend of sometimes-violent protests. Have a great day. Keith   Desperate Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear .

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